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Unique ID: NLM634

Object type certainty: Certain
Workflow status: Published Find published

Very yellow appearance, ends rolled in. Fowler type C, which is dated by Anna Booth to the late Iron Age to early early-medieval period, 100 BC to 700 AD.


Checked by MF following Sophie Catley. Drawing ref. added.

Class: Penannular
Sub class: Fowler Type C


Broad period: ROMAN
Subperiod from: Late
Period from: IRON AGE
Subperiod to: Early
Date from: 100 BC
Date to: AD 700

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Length: 30.1 mm
Width: 6.7 mm
Weight: 3.04 g

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Tuesday 3rd March 1998

Personal details

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Recorded by: Ms Marina Elwes

Other reference numbers

Other reference: NLPS0713 nlm00713

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
Completeness: Complete

Spatial metadata

Region: Eastern (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cambridgeshire (County)
District: Fenland (District)
To be known as: FENLAND

Spatial coordinates

Grid reference source: From a paper map
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Other
Specific landuse: Unknown

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: NLM
Created: 20 years ago
Updated: 6 months ago

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